13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Strahan
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, then snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, go deep underground at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then walk around City Park, and finally learn about winemaking at The Pinot Shop.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Launceston tour itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Launceston is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, with highs in Launceston at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Platypus House
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Strahan trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

1
night
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the galleries of Kings Fine Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Freycinet National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip maker .

You can drive from Strahan to Coles Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kings Fine Art Gallery
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites, explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Government Cottage.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur day trip website .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites
Government Cottage ©
Government Cottage

6
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Old and New Art and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. On the 7th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Joseph's Catholic Church, and take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art
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Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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